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Clive Barker’s Hellraiser issue 6 Retro Review

I am noticing more and more returning names with each issue.  This issue sees three writers returning to the word of Cenobites, two of which contributed to the last issue (Issue 5).  This is a good thing.  A cohesive core of writers lends to more cohesive storytelling, which becomes evident starting...READ MORE...

Episode 57 : Elizabeth Howell and Krysi King–Official Hellraiser FB

Ryan and Jose talk with Elizabeth Howell and Krysi King from Official Hellraiser Facebook page.  We had a fun talk about Hellraiser and what it’s like when people think you are Clive Barker. (more…) Episode 57 : Elizabeth Howell and Krysi King--Official Hellraiser FB [ 1:10:40 ] Play Now |...READ MORE...

Clive Barker’s Hellraiser Issue 5 Retro Review

Before I talk about this week’s book, I have a correction to make.  Last week when talking about Nightbreed, I had said that in the Novel, as in the Comic, Detective Joyce whisked Babette to safety.  Turns out that was not the case in the Novel.  In fact, Joyce is...READ MORE...


Clive Barker’s Nightbreed #4 Retro Review

Issue #4 concludes the Comic Adaptation of the Original Screenplay for the Nightbreed. It covers the final 20 minutes or so of screen time, (of the Theatrical release, mind you, not the Cabal Cut) and about 30 pages of the novel, Cabal.  These page counts have been based on my...READ MORE...

Episode 55 : Fiddleblack’s Jason Cook, Cabal and Other Annotations

  Special guest on episode 55 is Jason Cook of Flddleblack.  Fiddleblack.org is the publisher for the limited numbered Clive Barker Cabal and Other Annotations book.  Hosted by Ryan Danhauser and Jose Leitao, we also cover a lot of Clive Barker news before and after the podcast. [Click the Link for Show...READ MORE...

Clive Barker’s Nightbreed #3 Retro Review

My Review/comparison of Clive Barker’s Nightbreed, the comic, the Nightbreed theatrical release, and the original Novel, Cabal, continues as I delve into issue 3.  This issue covers the story from when Boone is captured at the hotel, to the beginning of the assault on Midian by the “Sons of the...READ MORE...

10 Things Clive Barker Fans Shouldn’t Do

  I’m a person that gets annoyed a lot, and having followed Clive Barker for a long time (like probably most everyone reading this has) there are patterns and things that I notice.  (more…)

Clive Barker’s Nightbreed #2 Retro Review

  The second issue of Clive Barker’s Nightbreed, by same writers and artist as issue one, covers a lot more of the book and movie then the first issue did. The first issue covered about 24 minutes of screen time, while this issue covered about 40 minutes of screen time....READ MORE...

Episode 54 : Pinhead Comics

Clive Barker Podcast Episode 54. Ryan and Jose are back to talk about the 6-part Hellraiser Mini-series (comic) Pinhead, and the weird 2-part Pinhead Vs. Marshall Law.  [Hit the link for show notes]. (more…) Episode 54 : Pinhead Comics [ 1:35:37 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Clive Barker’s Nightbreed #1 Retro Review

I am going to start this week’s post with a disclaimer. I have yet to see the Cabal Cut of Nightbreed. Therefore, I am not positive as to what all is in the Cabal Cut, with the exception of what the guys have talked about on the Podcast. That being...READ MORE...

Cabal & Other Annotations by Fiddleblack

Hello Friends: Here is the unboxing video for my copy of the “Cabal & Other Annotations” book by Fiddleblack.org. It’s a beautiful hardcover book as you will see, and it has a limited run of 300 copies, numbered. [Hit the link for detais] (more…)

Clive Barker’s Hellraiser Issue 4 Retro Review

The fourth issue continues with the Three story format, which I prefer. The first story, titled “Cenobite!” is written by somebody very familiar with Cenobites, The Chatterer himself, Nicholas Vince. The Art is provided by John Van Fleet who is mostly known for his cover work, including some issues of...READ MORE...

Episode 53 : Cabal

Ryan Danhauser and Jose Leitao talk about Clive Barker’s 1988 Novel, Cabal.  Adapted (By Clive) just one year after it was written into his second film, “Clive Barker’s Nightbreed.”  We were reading from the US 1st Edition Hardcover for the Podcast. Notes: 1)  Fiddleback Annotated Cabal Book is already available...READ MORE...